Behavior & Training Assistant / Team Member
Santa Fe Humane Society & Animal Shelter
Behavior and Training Team Assistant / Member The Santa Fe Animal shelter seeks a motivated individual with experience in animal handling and training to join its Behavior Department. Behavior and Training Team Members work collaboratively with one another other and the Behavior Team Leader in creating, implementing and supporting shelter-approved programs and protocols to support the mental health and well being of the animals in our care. We strive to ensure that the shelter’s behavior, training and enrichment policies and procedures are designed with the benefit and welfare of the animals in mind and followed by anyone working with animals in the shelter. This position requires a flexible schedule and good physical condition, with the ability to, bend over, crouch, lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds and remain on foot, walking for hours at a time. While the majority of the BTTM work is generally with dogs, It requires a willingness and some basic skill in working with a variety of other species as well, including cats, rabbits, small animals, birds, and exotics. Responsibilities include behavior modification and training work, on-site counseling, assessing animals for adopt-ability and safety, effectively communicating with staff, volunteers and public, and otherwise maintaining a positive kennel environment. This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position, salary dependent upon experience.
Contact Information Emily Burlingame Behavior & Training Team Supervisor 100 Caja Del Rio Rd 505-983-4309 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.sfhumanesociety.org
Closing Date: December 31, 2013
Posted: September 15, 2013